When converted to inches, 255/55R16 is equivalent to 27x10R16.
255/55R16 tire has a section width of 10 inches which is the measurement of tire's width from its inner sidewall to its outer sidewall. Rim diameter of 16 inches represents the size of the wheel the tire can be mounted on. Sidewall height of 5.5 inches (140 mm) is the measurement from the wheel rim to top of the tire tread. Overall diameter of 27 inches (686 mm) reflects the outer diameter of the tire and stands for tire height. Circumference of 84.8 inches (2154 mm) is the outer perimeter of the tire. Tire revolutions indicate the number of times a tire revolves while it covers the distance in miles or kilometers. 255/55R16 tire makes 747 revolutions per mile (464 revolutions per kilometer).
Overall Diameter (Tire Height)
464 per km
747 per mile
Best Prices on 255/55R16 Tires
255/55R16 Replacement Tire Sizes
Replacement tires have to be within 3% of the original tire's overall diameter. 255/55R16 tire can be replaced with 69 compatible tire sizes. Select optional plus size to see its specs.